AMS Sectional Meeting Program by AMS Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, November 10, 2009 00:42:31
2009 Fall Western Section Meeting
Riverside, CA, November 78, 2009 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1054
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, I
Room 268, Surge Building
Organizers:
MeiChu Chang, University of California Riverside mcc@math.ucr.edu
Alex Gamburd, University of California Santa Cruz and Northwestern University agamburd@math.northwestern.edu

8:00 a.m.
Phase transitions in groups with a prescribed infinite set of generators.
Melvyn B. Nathanson*, City University of New York (Lehman College and the Graduate Center)
(105411201) 
9:00 a.m.
Maximal operators and differentiation theorems in sparse sets.
Izabella Laba*, UBC
(105442181) 
10:00 a.m.
Finding patterns avoiding many monochromatic constellations.
Steven Butler*, UCLA
Kevin Costello, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ronald Graham, UCSD
(10540555) 
10:30 a.m.
Multiple ergodic averages for flows and configurations in sets of positive density in $\mathbb{R}$.
Amanda J. Potts*, Northwestern University
(105437155)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, II
Room 268, Surge Building
Organizers:
MeiChu Chang, University of California Riverside mcc@math.ucr.edu
Alex Gamburd, University of California Santa Cruz and Northwestern University agamburd@math.northwestern.edu

3:00 p.m.
Sparse quasirandom graphs and sequences.
Fan Chung*, University of California, San Diego
(105405264) 
4:00 p.m.
Highrank polynomial phase decompositions, with numbertheoretic applications.
Julia Wolf*, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
(105411153) 
4:30 p.m.
Dynamical analogues of the MordellLang Conjecture and the Mumford gap principle.
P. M. Kurlberg*, Department of Mathematics, KTH, Stockholm
R. L. Benedetto, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Amherst College
D. Ghioca, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, University of Lethbridge
T. J. Tucker, Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester
U. Zannier, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
(105411191) 
5:00 p.m.
Characterfree approach to progressionfree sets.
Vsevolod F Lev*, The University of Haifa
(105411161) 
5:30 p.m.
Some remarks on van der Waerden's theorem.
Ron Graham*, UCSD
(105405158)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, III
Room 268, Surge Building
Organizers:
MeiChu Chang, University of California Riverside mcc@math.ucr.edu
Alex Gamburd, University of California Santa Cruz and Northwestern University agamburd@math.northwestern.edu

8:00 a.m.
Expansion in $SL_d({\bf Z}/q{\bf Z})$, $q$ squarefree.
Péter P. Varjú*, Princeton University
(105405137) 
8:30 a.m.
On representations of integers in thin subgroups of SL(2,Z).
Jean Bourgain, IAS
Alex Kontorovich*, IAS and Brown
(105411265) 
9:00 a.m.
On the sum of two products of sumsets in prime fields.
Victor Garcia*, Institute of Mathematics (BOKU Wien)
(10541105) 
9:30 a.m.
Intersective polynomials and the primes.
Thai Hoang Le*, UCLA
(105411271) 
10:00 a.m.
Finite point configurations in Euclidean and arithmetic settings.
Alex Iosevich*, University of Missouri
(105405253)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, IV
Room 268, Surge Building
Organizers:
MeiChu Chang, University of California Riverside mcc@math.ucr.edu
Alex Gamburd, University of California Santa Cruz and Northwestern University agamburd@math.northwestern.edu

3:00 p.m.
Convexity and sumsets.
Endre Szemeredi*, Rutgers University
Jozsef Solymosi, University of British Columbia
(105405302) 
4:00 p.m.
On sumsets which have large subsets with small doubling.
Jozsef Solymosi*, University of British Columbia
Endre Szemeredi, Rutgers University
(105405298) 
5:00 p.m.
Sums and Products of Distinct Sets in $\mathbb{C}$.
Karsten O. Chipeniuk*, University of British Columbia
(105405286) 
5:30 p.m.
Sums of sets of primes with positive relative density.
Mariah Hamel*, University of Georgia
Karsten Chipeniuk, University of British Columbia
(105411288)

3:00 p.m.